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Honor Code


By enrolling in a course on DS-school, you are joining a special worldwide community of learners. The aspiration of DS-school is to provide anyone in the world who has the motivation and ability to engage coursework from the Members providing courses on the Site the opportunity to attain the best educational experience that internet technology enables. You are part of the community who will help DS-school achieve this goal.

DS-school depends upon your motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty. In order to participate in DS-school, you must agree to the Honor Code below and any additional terms specific to a class. This Honor Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each class website.


By enrolling in an DS-school course, I agree that I will:

  • Complete all mid-terms and final exams with my own work and only my own work. I will not submit the work of any other person
  • Maintain only one user account and not let anyone else use my username and/or password.
  • Not engage in any activity that would dishonestly improve my results, or improve or hurt the results of others.
  • Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess student performance.
  • Not spread the results of the work on public repositories and websites, social resources, blogs, etc.

Unless otherwise indicated by the instructor of an DS-school course, learners on DS-school are encouraged to:

  • Collaborate with others on the lecture videos, exercises, homework and labs.
  • Discuss with others general concepts and materials in each course.
  • Present ideas and written work to fellow DS-school learners or others for comment or criticism.


Please note that we review and may make changes to this Honor Code from time to time. Any changes to this Honor Code will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Honor Code and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Honor Code.